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Journalism Across Boundaries: The Promises and Challenges of Transnational and Transborder Journalismby Kevin Grieves
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Transnational and transborder journalism are in a unique position to address public discourses on European and regional border-transcending identities. A valuable resource for journalists, students, and scholars of international communication, Journalism across Borders explores how journalists in the border regions of Europe navigate different journalistic cultures and the lack of established routines. Drawing on dozens of interviews and newsroom observation, Kevin Grieves addresses an overlooked but important aspect of international journalism by examining how journalists carry out their daily work in the transnational and regional transborder context.
Journalistic activity crosses national borders in creative and sometimes unexpected ways. Individual journalists largely plot their own course, since transnational and transborder journalism offers few established guideposts. This type of reporting is in a unique position to address the public discourses on European and global identities. Drawing on many interviews and newsroom observation, this book addresses an overlooked but important aspect of international journalism by examining how journalists carry out their daily work at the transnational and regional transborder level.
About the Author
Kevin Grieves is an assistant professor in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, where he instructs international journalism and broadcast journalism courses. His research on transborder and transnational journalism and different cultures of journalism has appeared in Journalism Studies and in American Journalism, among other venues. Prior to his academic career, he worked for over a decade in television news in the United States and in Europe, primarily as a writer and producer for CNN International. He has always been fascinated by borders, geography, and the role of journalism as a point of contact between cultures.
Table of Contents
Introduction: News Doesn't Stop at the BorderTransnational Journalism in Europe - A Transnational Journalistic Culture?Conflict and Commonality: The Evolution of Regional Transborder JournalismCrossing Boundaries of Established Journalistic RoutinesRegional Transborder Journalistic Content and the Mainstream-Niche TensionJournalists and the Mediated Construction of Transborder Regions'We Meet and We Decide Together' - Transborder Journalistic CollaborationConclusion: What do Boundaries Mean To Journalism?
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